Meet Zindedine Zidane, Classic Football Hero.
'In the first minute, Zidane used his strength to hold off two Brazilian midfielders and then backheeled the ball cleverly between them. The France fans loved his tricks.'
Zidane is the fantastic story of the boy who started off on the streets of Marseille and went on to win a World Cup with France, score a legendary volley to win the 2002 Champions League Final, and return to Real Madrid as manager. This is how the poor boy with the incredible talent went on to become the greatest player of his generation.
Classic Football Heroes is a series of biographies telling the life-stories of the biggest and best footballers in the world and their incredible journeys from childhood fan to super-star professional player. Written in fast-paced, action-packed style these books are perfect for all the family to collect and share.
Tom Oldfield is a freelance sports writer and the author of biographies on Cristiano Ronaldo, Arsene Wenger and Rafael Nadal. Matt Oldfield is the editor-in-chief of the soccer review site Of Pitch and Page.